When “DON’T IRRITATE RUSSIA” Became Regional Policy

University of Southern California (USC) Professor Robert English studies the USSR, Russia and Eastern Europe. Here, he discusses the perceptions and policies of the other former Soviet republics in light of Russia’s actions in Ukraine, with USC Institute of Armenian Studies Director Salpi Ghazarian.

Russia’s intentions and possible encroachment (military, political and economic) on the other 13 republics, what might follow a cessation of hostilities – all of these impact Armenia, Georgia and their stability, security and sovereignty.